sesamoid


sesamoid

adjective Anatomy.

  1. shaped like a sesame seed, as certain small nodular bones and cartilages.

adjective anatomy

  1. of or relating to various small bones formed in tendons, such as the patella
  2. of or relating to any of various small cartilages, esp those of the nose

adj.

  1. Resembling a sesame seed in size or shape.
  2. Of or relating to a sesamoid bone.

n.

  1. A sesamoid bone or cartilage.

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